Minnesota enters women's AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged
Minnesota enters women's AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

Lindsay Whalen joined a growing club when Minnesota came into the women's basketball poll.

No. 1 Irish start slow, finish fast in beating Penn 75-55
No. 1 Irish start slow, finish fast in beating Penn 75-55

Top-ranked Irish pull away in the second half, defeat Penn 75-55.

Saban has no plans to sit 'Bama QB Tau Tagovailoa this week
Saban has no plans to sit 'Bama QB Tau Tagovailoa this week

Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban has no plans to sit Alabama quarterback Tau Tagovailoa this week vs The Citadel.

Rutgers women's basketball coach Stringer nearing 1,000 wins
Rutgers women's basketball coach Stringer nearing 1,000 wins

Rutgers women's basketball coach Stringer sits 1 victory away from becoming 5th Division I women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 wins.

AP Top 25: No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division
AP Top 25: No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division

The day after earning a spot in the Big Ten championship game, Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season.

Louisville fires head coach Bobby Petrino with team 2-8
Louisville fires head coach Bobby Petrino with team 2-8

Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with two games left in a spiraling season that includes five blowout losses in which the Cardinals allowed at least 50 points.

Williamson, No. 4 Duke pull away from Army, 94-72
Williamson, No. 4 Duke pull away from Army, 94-72

Zion Williamson had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke pulled away to beat Army 94-72 on Sunday.

Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0
Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0

Josh Jacobs ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass and No. 1 Alabama had its second straight shutout in a 24-0 victory over No. 18 Mississippi State.

No. 2 Clemson knocks out No. 17 BC 27-7 to win division
No. 2 Clemson knocks out No. 17 BC 27-7 to win division

Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown out of the game early on the way to routing the 17th-ranked Eagles 27-7.

Ehlinger's 4th TD lifts No. 15 Texas to 41-34 win at Tech
Ehlinger's 4th TD lifts No. 15 Texas to 41-34 win at Tech

Sam Ehlinger's fourth touchdown pass was a 29-yarder to Lil'Jordan Humphrey with 21 seconds left and No. 15 Texas beat Texas 41-34.

Backup QB Wimbush, defense help No. 3 Irish dominate FSU
Backup QB Wimbush, defense help No. 3 Irish dominate FSU

Brandon Wimbush threw three-first half touchdown passes, Dexter Williams ran for a career-high 202 yards and No. 3 Notre Dame took advantage of Florida State turnovers to rout Florida State 42-13.

Swift runs for 186 yards, No. 5 Georgia beats Auburn 27-10
Swift runs for 186 yards, No. 5 Georgia beats Auburn 27-10

No. 5 Georgia struck for a pair of touchdowns late in the first half to take control and D'Andre Swift finished off Auburn with a 77-yard scoring run early in the fourth quarter to lead the Bulldogs to a 27-10 victory over their oldest rival.

No. 8 Ohio State pins No. 24 Michigan State back, 26-6
No. 8 Ohio State pins No. 24 Michigan State back, 26-6

Drue Chrisman kept Michigan State pinned back with a sensational second half of punting, and eighth-ranked Ohio State eventually pulled away for a 26-6 victory over the 24th-ranked Spartans.

Patterson throws 3 TDs, No. 4 Michigan beats Rutgers 42-7
Patterson throws 3 TDs, No. 4 Michigan beats Rutgers 42-7

Shea Patterson threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns, Karan Higdon ran for a pair of 1-yard scores and No. 4 Michigan kept its national championship hopes intact with a 42-7 win over Rutgers.

Oklahoma stops late 2-point try, tops Oklahoma State 48-47
Oklahoma stops late 2-point try, tops Oklahoma State 48-47

Kyler Murray passed for 349 yards and ran for 66 and No. 6 Oklahoma survived a late two-point conversion attempt to beat Oklahoma State 48-47 on Saturday.

Franks quiets home crowd, Florida beats South Carolina 35-31
Franks quiets home crowd, Florida beats South Carolina 35-31

Feleipe Franks silenced the home crowd twice after touchdown runs, and No. 19 Florida rallied to beat South Carolina 35-31 and end a two-game losing streak.

Vols continue home mastery of No. 12 Kentucky with 24-7 win
Vols continue home mastery of No. 12 Kentucky with 24-7 win

Tennessee upsets No. 12 Kentucky 24-7, beating Wildcats at Neyland Stadium for 17th consecutive time.

Grier throws for 3 TDs, No. 7 West Virginia beats TCU 47-10
Grier throws for 3 TDs, No. 7 West Virginia beats TCU 47-10

Will Grier threw three touchdown passes and seventh-ranked West Virginia rolled to a 47-10 victory over TCU.

McSorley matches wins mark, No. 21 Penn State tops Wisconsin
McSorley matches wins mark, No. 21 Penn State tops Wisconsin

Trace McSorley matched Penn State's record for wins by a quarterback with his 29th, and 21st-ranked Nittany Lions beat Wisconsin 22-10.

Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun returns to coach DIII St. Joe's
Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun returns to coach DIII St. Joe's

Six years after retiring from UConn, Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun was back on the sideline and back in familiar form.

Rypien leads Boise State past No. 16 Fresno State 24-17
Rypien leads Boise State past No. 16 Fresno State 24-17

Brett Rypien threw for 269 yards and Alexander Mattison rushed for 143 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Boise State to a 24-17 upset over No. 16 Fresno State on Friday night.

No. 2 Kentucky rallies past Southern Illinois for 71-59 win
No. 2 Kentucky rallies past Southern Illinois for 71-59 win

Johnson, Quickley each score 15, No. 2 Kentucky rallies past Southern Illinois 71-59.

Massinburg scores 43, Buffalo stuns No. 13 WVU 99-94 in OT
Massinburg scores 43, Buffalo stuns No. 13 WVU 99-94 in OT

CJ Massinburg had 43 points and 14 rebounds as Buffalo pulled off another big upset against a power program, stunning No. 13 West Virginia 99-94 in overtime.

No. 13 Syracuse beats Louisville 54-23 _ perfect in dome
No. 13 Syracuse beats Louisville 54-23 _ perfect in dome

Moe Neal rushed for a career-best 159 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Eric Dungey ran for two more scores and passed for another, and No. 13 Syracuse took advantage of five Louisville miscues to rout the Cardinals 54-23 on Friday night.

Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy
Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy

Possible recounts loom in Florida races for governor, US Senate as Republicans hold razor-thin leads in both contests.

Fires besiege California city reeling from mass shooting
Fires besiege California city reeling from mass shooting

A raging Southern California wildfire has triggered a mandatory evacuation order for the entire beachside city of Malibu.

At least 9 dead as fire incinerates N. California town
At least 9 dead as fire incinerates N. California town

Harrowing tales of escape and heroic rescues as a fast-moving wildfire destroys a Northern California town.

Ogunbowale, No. 1 Irish open with 103-58 rout of Harvard
Ogunbowale, No. 1 Irish open with 103-58 rout of Harvard

Arike Ogunbowale scored 30 points in three quarters as top-ranked Notre Dame opened its national title defense with a 103-58 victory over Harvard.

Correction: Election 2018-Turnout story
Correction: Election 2018-Turnout story

Not on the ballot, but Trump triggers massive midterm turnout.

Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd
Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to start season with sellout crowd

Welcoming Whalen: Gophers to open season with sellout crowd, boosted by fans of beloved head coach.

Newman helps Wake upset No. 22 NC State, 27-23
Newman helps Wake upset No. 22 NC State, 27-23

Jamie Newman threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Jack Freudenthal with 30 seconds left to give Wake Forest a 27-23 upset victory over No. 22 North Carolina State.

No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State
No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Michigan State

No. 8 Ohio State faces No. 24 Michigan State in a matchup that should have the Buckeyes' attention.

Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve
Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve.

A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings
A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings

Some of the people who survived the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people last year found themselves in a terrifying and familiar scene when bullets started flying at Southern California bar: another mass shooting.

Wildfire devastates California town of Paradise
Wildfire devastates California town of Paradise

Authorities in Northern California have ordered mandatory evacuations in a rural area where a wildfire has grown to 1,000 acres amid hot and windy weather.

Florida faces prospect of recounts in governor, Senate races
Florida faces prospect of recounts in governor, Senate races

Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign says it's prepared for a recount in the Florida governor race he conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on Tuesday night.

AP sources: Notre Dame QB Wimbush to start for ailing Book
AP sources: Notre Dame QB Wimbush to start for ailing Book

AP sources: No. 3 Notre Dame will start QB Brandon Wimbush vs Florida State for injured Book.

Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92
Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92

Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team, has died at age 92.

Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing
Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

A judge rejected GOP demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-tight U.S. Senate race in Arizona and set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state's most populous county.

Top agent Boras calls rebuilding teams 'competitive cancer'
Top agent Boras calls rebuilding teams 'competitive cancer'

Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Bryce Harper and many of baseball's top players claims rebuilding teams have become a 'competitive cancer' that caused this season's 4 percent attendance drop.

Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation
Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation

New acting attorney general is GOP loyalist from Iowa who called for limiting special counsel.

Maryland fires 2 trainers involved in treatment of McNair
Maryland fires 2 trainers involved in treatment of McNair

The University of Maryland has fired 2 trainers that were involved in the treatment of Jordan McNair after he collapsed on the football field and subsequently died of heatstroke.

AP Top 25 Podcast: Viewing college football through TV
AP Top 25 Podcast: Viewing college football through TV

Multiple screens for viewing multiple games and Twitter handy for updates everywhere else.

Fantastic freshmen help No. 4 Duke blow out No. 2 Kentucky
Fantastic freshmen help No. 4 Duke blow out No. 2 Kentucky

RJ Barrett scored 33 points and Zion Williamson added 28 in their first college games, leading No. 4 Duke over No. 2 Kentucky 118-84 in the season-opening Champions Classic.

Michigan up to 4th in CFP behind Alabama, Clemson, ND
Michigan up to 4th in CFP behind Alabama, Clemson, ND

Michigan moved into the fourth spot of the College Football Playoff rankings, behind Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame.

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